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Table 2 Number of beneficiaries receiving regular benefits

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Number of beneficiaries receiving regular benefits
  November 2008p October to November 2008 November 2007 to November 2008
  Seasonally adjusted
    % change
Canada 506,320 3.1 11.7
Newfoundland and Labrador 36,450 0.7 1.7
Prince Edward Island 8,030 1.5 2.3
Nova Scotia 28,030 1.8 3.1
New Brunswick 29,940 0.6 1.5
Quebec 161,120 3.2 2.1
Ontario 157,910 4.5 28.2
Manitoba 10,770 1.3 15.8
Saskatchewan 8,420 1.2 1.3
Alberta 18,570 7.3 19.0
British Columbia 46,120 4.0 24.6
Yukon 910 4.6 21.3
Northwest Territories 660 3.1 8.2
Nunavut 390 8.3 21.9
preliminary
Note(s):
The number of beneficiaries includes all claimants who received regular benefits for the Labour Force Survey reference week, usually containing the 15th day of the month.